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Bad Queers

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This podcast is for people who feel like they came out of the closet and got placed in a box. It’s time to put the u-haul theory to bed, and connect over being bad queers. Join Kris and Shana from the HER App to discuss breaking stereotypes, owning your identity and their unpopular queer opinions. Bad queers will leave you both offended and inspired by the news, stories and advice about the very fluid, very real LGBTQ+ experience.

This podcast is for people who feel like they came out of the closet and got placed in a box. It’s time to put the u-haul theory to bed, and connect over being bad queers. Join Kris and Shana from the HER App to discuss breaking stereotypes, owning your identity and their unpopular queer opinions. Bad queers will leave you both offended and inspired by the news, stories and advice about the very fluid, very real LGBTQ+ experience.

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United States

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This podcast is for people who feel like they came out of the closet and got placed in a box. It’s time to put the u-haul theory to bed, and connect over being bad queers. Join Kris and Shana from the HER App to discuss breaking stereotypes, owning your identity and their unpopular queer opinions. Bad queers will leave you both offended and inspired by the news, stories and advice about the very fluid, very real LGBTQ+ experience.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Pillow Royalty I Episode 94

1/17/2022
We are back from our COVID cave and ready with a new episode! Congrats to MJ Rodriguez for making history at The Golden Globes, Kris apologizes for her initial stance on fanny packs and your best friends don't deserve all of you. We circle back on our conversation around pillow princesses aka pillow royalty and time to retire Carol and Happiest Season. Shoutouts: Shana: The Barb Shop - Styling Products for women and folks with short hair - LGBTQ+ owned and operated. Become a Barb and...

Duration:01:01:39

Designer Nipples (w/Max, Trans Content Creator & Activist) I Episode 93

1/3/2022
Welcome back Max! We go through the before-during-after process of top surgery. How he met his girlfriend and the impact she had during this journey. And Max's chosen family not only being supportive, but the way they share healthcare tips with each other, including how to heal from designer nipples. Shoutouts: Shana: E3 Radio - It’s the #1 LGBTQ Radio Station - Playing Queer and Independent music in high rotation centering BIPOC and QTPOC Creatives. Follow @e3radio on IG Kris: bell hooks...

Duration:01:19:57

[BONUS] Bad Queers & Lez Hangout Holigay Live Episode

12/27/2021
While Shana & Kris are on vacation, they didn't want to leave you without an episode. This is a special Holigay Live recording with Ellie Brigida and Leigh Holmes Foster from the Lez Hang Out Podcast. We discuss the holigay films and shows that you need to see (it's never too late to watch when days are made up thanks to COVID). We hope you enjoy! Bad Queers is co-hosted by: Shana Sumers: @shanahasagram Kris Chesson: @kris.chess Let's keep in touch: Email us for advice at...

Duration:01:46:32

2021 Circle Back (w/Shelli Nicole) I Episode 91

12/20/2021
Welcome to our first official Circle Back! Where we review the positives and fuck shit of 2021. To do this, we brought back one of our favorite guests, the Culture Editor of Autostraddle, Shelli Nicole. Starting from the insurrection and wrapping up with Candace Parker's baby announcement, let's review this year of queer. This is an extended episode which also includes our Bad Queer predictions for 2022. Today's episode involves a TW (trigger warning) where we discuss abortion at various...

Duration:01:53:15

Privilege Frosting (w/Blair Imani) I Episode 90

12/13/2021
This week we have the pleasure of welcoming Blair Imani, critically-acclaimed educator and author of Read This To Get Smarter, Making Our Way Home, and Modern HERstory to the show. We discuss cancel/accountability culture, intersectionality, and how her upbringing prepared her for her micro-learning series, Smarter in Seconds. Check out Blair's Book-Mas list below. Shoutouts: Shana: ShawnG Originals. ShawnG is a self taught oil painter and designer from Brooklyn. Follow them @mrsoriginals...

Duration:01:14:35

StudFace I Episode 89

12/6/2021
We review all the Blackity Black and queer shows (Insecure, Twenties, 12 Dates of Christmas), but the real question - Is Hattie's character studface? Also, our full review of Bruised (and Kris's feelings toward it). PSA that the Supreme court needs to stop coming for our uterus and give money to Stacey Abrams campaign. Shoutouts: Shana: Black & Pink National - A National Organization fighting alongside incarcerated LGBTQI+ people and people living with HIV/Aids for prison abolition. They...

Duration:01:11:55

Strap Week I Episode 88

11/29/2021
Happy Strap Week! We hope you aren't re-closeted for the holidays. If you are, Autostraddle has you covered with their first Strap Week series. Need to know what to watch for the Holigays? From Under the Christmas Tree to The Bitch Who Stole Christmas, we've got you covered. And stay tuned for a major debate about musicals in our Bad Queer opinions. Trigger Warning: Kyle Rittenhouse discussion from 7:17 - 13:48 Shoutouts: Shana: San Diego crew of friends that have made me feel incredibly...

Duration:01:12:54

Just because you licked it... I Episode 87

11/22/2021
This week, we give you a full review of Twenties, Queens and Insecure. Shana attempts to convince Kris to see the new Wicked Movie. The Black and Brown LGBTQ+ Community does not feel safe in the UK. We call out fuck boys and friend hookups gone wrong in Am I a Bad Queer? And Happy Holidays everyone! Shoutouts: Shana: George M. Johnson. Right now, All Boys Aren’t Blue is being banned not only from schools, but also libraries. And there is a criminal complaint filed against it in Florida...

Duration:01:02:19

Halle Berry's Hugs I Episode 86

11/15/2021
Halle Berry is finding the studs of Hollywood and giving them hugs. It's beginning to look a lot like queer Christmas! RuPaul is releasing the holiday film "The Bitch Who Stole Christmas" and Janelle Monáe is the sexiest grinch. From Queens to Twenties, here's what you should be watching. Celebrate Transgender Awareness Week by giving back and speaking up! And no, you don't have to hang out with your LGBTQ+ coworkers. Shoutouts: Shana: Shoutout to Queer Afrology and their A Very Queer...

Duration:01:05:58

Pussy Licker (w/Kia Comedy) I Episode 85

11/8/2021
This week we welcome comedian, event producer and activist, Kia Barnes (aka Kia Comedy). We discuss how Atlanta has been in these streets during COVID. Growing up Black and Queer in the south. Event producers suddenly changing their tune when it comes Black talent and what older studs need to stop doing. Shoutouts: Shana: Nik Kacy - Founder of Nik Kacy Footwear, gender free footwear and accessories that are quality, handcrafted, utility products to make a social impact. Follow...

Duration:01:11:47

Black Hair & Queer Care (w/ Bespoke Curry) I Episode 84

11/1/2021
This week we welcome, fashion icon, baby hair slayer, all out badass, Bespoke Curry to the podcast. From advocating for our hair types, to how to showing up in fashion as your unapologetic self, we break it down. From late in life coming out, to growing up LGBTQ+ in the south, tune in for all this and more. Shoutouts: Shana: Black Queer Tarot - Their slogan is “Imagine a World Where Black People are Thriving” created by Kendrick Daye who is a multimedia artist and designer in Harlem, NY....

Duration:01:32:19

Blue Eyed Stud Cult - Episode 83

10/25/2021
If you've heard the phrase "Daddy's Girls" or "Tik Tok Cult" then you've come to the right place. Congratulations to the Chicago Sky on their WNBA Championship. Shana wants you to know she called it. Clearing up Trans Whiteness and if you can call Kanye "Ye" then you can do the same for the Trans and Nonbinary community. Shoutouts: Shana: The Blasian March NY - Black, Asian and Blasian Solidarity through education on parallel struggles against racism and mutual celebration of each other....

Duration:00:46:33

Black Dinah I Episode 82

10/18/2021
The L Word: Generation Q Finale was...underwhelming. Kris asks Shana about her #BlackDinah experience and of course, women's sports can't have nice things. Was coming out of the closet made by the breeders? And women need to support women. Shoutouts: Shana: On October 11, Revry TV had their Queer X Awards that highlighted actors, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and LGBTQ+ movers and shakers for the work they’ve done. Follow @revrytv Kris: Colman Domingo - who will play queer Civil Rights...

Duration:01:14:25

The Chappelle Sh*t Show I Episode 81

10/11/2021
Dave Chappelle cannot leave the queers alone. We give the full recap of "The Closer" comedy special on Netflix, and the second to last episode of The L Word: Generation Q. Also, WTF is happening in the NWSL and WNBA? And you know you don't have to be Black to watch Black shows, right? Last but not least, it's time for navigating the holidays while in a relationship. Shoutouts: Shana: Transgender Emergency Fund - Provides critical assistance to low-income transgender people in...

Duration:01:04:27

Are you an Ally or Co-conspirator? (w/Mikaela Berry) I Episode 80

10/4/2021
This week we welcome Mikaela Berry to Bad Queers! After bullying their way onto the show, we get into the details of social justice, LGBTQ+ education for adolescents in juvenile detention centers and a quick pivot deep dive into how people are clarifying whether they are dating or casual. Mikaela's Patreon: www.patreon.com/mikberry Shoutouts: Shana: 7000 Coils - Black Owned - Femme Led - Indie Record Label. Described as a sonic nexus of queerness and wellness Follow on IG...

Duration:01:00:28

Not Every Strap-on is Equal I Episode 79

9/27/2021
Not only were the #EmmysSoWhite, they were also extremely hetero. Awkward conversations happen in The L Word, but Gigi still prevails. Montero brings us black, queer joy. Cargo shorts are the stud uniform and the argument continues over whether every strap is equal. https://weareher.com/download/ - Use code "BQP" for 7 day free premium Shoutouts: Shana: Swish - Chicago’s first queer woman/trans/enby basketball meetup for the casual player. What they don’t know, is that they gave my...

Duration:00:58:59

#BiWeek I Episode 78

9/20/2021
Happy Bisexual Awareness Week! This weeks L Word: Generation Q recap is all the queer tension we love. A full review of the met gala, the VMA's and Verzuz. We define monosexism and figure out if your 'Am I a Bad Queer?' questions are either genuine or selfish. Lastly, Raven Symone. Enough said. https://weareher.com/download/ - Use code "BQP" for 7 day free premium Shoutouts: Shana: ChromatxTourmaline future forward bodywear design for Chromat that embraces Collective Opulence Celebrating...

Duration:01:11:07

Queer Intimacy (w/Intimacy with Maya) I Episode 77

9/13/2021
This week we welcome intimacy expert, Maya to the show. We discuss navigating intimacy outside of sex, Black people reclaiming our pleasure and the new term for foreplay. And we can't go through this episode without discussing Lil Nas X's baby announcement and how pegging needs to be gender neutral. Shoutouts: Shana - Jillian Mercado (@jillianmercado) for being the absolute winner of The L Word this season. Her character, Maribel is getting so much more visibility and Jillian is...

Duration:01:06:08

Y'all Don't Care About Kids I Episode 76

9/6/2021
The L Word is heating up as we recap episode 4 (spoiler alert), Lil Nas X debut "Montero" gets a release date (9/17), and how about Kristen Stewart's, Spencer, movie poster? Almost makes us want to pay to see it. This week's Bad Queer opinions deserved a whole theme, listen in as we talk about the f*ck shit we saw on Tiktok 🙄 Shoutouts: Shana - Gaye Magazine - The true magazine of petty. Serving the Black Gaye Representation we've been looking for! Follow @gayemagazine on IG Kris -...

Duration:01:06:16

Don't F*ck Your Friends (w/Amber Hikes) I Episode 75

8/30/2021
We welcome the literal definition of Black Queer Excellence, Amber Hikes. Not only the Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer for the ACLU, Amber is also a community organizer making moves for the people. We discuss topics ranging from self care brunches, what really goes down in the DMs, the two rules for your chosen community and ways we can make impactful change in todays crazy ass world. Shoutouts: Shana - The Instagram page @studsinsuits - Literally says it in the title. They post images...

Duration:01:06:47